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Assistant Professor History

The History Department at Linfield College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in European History, excluding Britain, to begin fall semester 2018. Teaching duties include a rotation of lower-level European history surveys, upper-level courses in area of specialty, and capstone courses for majors. Specialization is open but ability to teach courses on some of the following themes considered a plus: diasporas, ethno-racial relations/conflict, gender, imperialism, revolutions, science and medicine. Ph.D. in History required by July 1, 2018. Candidates who submit all materials by November 1, 2017 will receive full consideration.

RESPONSIBILITIES:          

  • Teach survey courses in European history.
  • Teach upper-level courses in areas of specialization.
  • Teach Historical Methods and Senior Seminar on a rotating basis.
  • Maintain an active scholarly program.
  • Promote study abroad programs.
  • Contribute as appropriate to interdisciplinary programs in Environmental Studies, European Studies, and/or Gender Studies.
  • Teach Inquiry Seminars as appropriate.
  • Serve on faculty committees.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:                    

Ph.D. in History by July 2018 required

The ideal candidate will have experience that demonstrates:

  • Successful teaching at the undergraduate level.
  • Effective mentoring of undergraduate students including students of color and first-generation students.
  • Active engagement with scholarly field.
  • Track record of commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • Dedication to institutional and community service.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: 

Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applications will be accepted through November 1, 2017.  To apply, please complete the online application and attach the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of interest
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including syllabi and teaching evaluations.
  • A sample of scholarly work.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and pedagogy.
  • Statement of how your professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on Linfield's diversity and inclusion efforts.
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation  Please send recommendation letters to History Search c/o Betty Henninger, Director of Human Resources, behennin@linfield.edu for attachment to your application.

 

We Value Diversity:  Linfield College is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and confirming our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought.  All candidates are encouraged to address how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion efforts. 

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